Thanks all. Thats the same thing I saw. Wanted to confirm on the behavior!
In your example, five spouts would get data and the other five would not.On Jul 23, 2014 5:11 PM, "Kashyap Mhaisekar" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:Hi,Is the no. of executors for KafkaSpout dependent on the partitions for the topic?For E.g.,Say kafka TopicA has 5 partitions.If I have a KafkaSpout that has the parallelism hint set to 10, will all the executors get the data? Or am i constrained by the no. of partitions declared for the topic?Regards,Kashyap